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Nicolas Nadeau

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Height  1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Began skating  2003
Coach  Yvan Desjardins
Name  Nicolas Nadeau

Skating club  CPA Boisbriand
Home town  Boisbriand
Country represented  Canada
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Born  September 30, 1997 (age 18) (1997-09-30) Montreal, Quebec
Choreographer  Shae-Lynn Bourne, Sylvain Bouillere

Training locations  Rosemere, Quebec

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Nicolas Nadeau (born September 30, 1997) is a Canadian competitive figure skater. He is the 2016 World Junior silver medalist and the 2015 Canadian national junior champion.


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Personal life

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Nadeau was born on September 30, 1997 in Montreal, Quebec. He has three older sisters – Tania, Pamela, and Mélissa. He enjoys skiing in addition to figure skating.


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Nadeau began skating in 2003. He is coached by Yvan Desjardins since 2011 or earlier. In 2011, he named Kurt Browning and Shawn Sawyer as his figure skating idols.

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Competing on the junior level, Nadeau placed 6th at the 2013 Canadian Championships and 4th in 2014.

2014–15 season

Nadeau made his international debut in the 2014–15 season, being selected to compete on the ISU Junior Grand Prix (JGP) series. He placed 5th at his first JGP event, in Aichi, Japan, and 10th in Zagreb, Croatia. He became the national junior champion at the 2015 Canadian Championships in Kingston, Ontario. This earned him a berth to the 2015 World Junior Championships in Tallinn, Estonia but he missed qualifying for the free skate by one spot, having placed 25th in the short program.

2015–16 season

In 2015–16, Nadeau started his season at the JGP in Riga, Latvia; he finished 5th after placing second in the short program and 7th in the free skate. He won the silver medal at his second JGP event, in Zagreb, Croatia, finishing 0.38 points behind the gold medalist, Alexander Samarin.

In January 2016, Nadeau placed 5th on the senior level at the 2016 Canadian Nationals and was given Canada's sole spot in men's singles at the 2016 World Junior Championships in Debrecen, Hungary. Competing in March at Junior Worlds, he qualified for the final segment by placing 8th in the short program and second in the free skate, winning the silver medal overall.

2016–17 season

Nadeau withdrew from his 2016–17 JGP assignments due to an ankle injury, which occurred while practicing a quad toe loop jump and took about three months to heal. He returned to competition at the 2016 CS Golden Spin of Zagreb, his first senior international, and finished 11th. At the 2017 Canadian Championships, he placed fifth in the short program, third in the free skate, and fourth overall.

Skating technique

Unlike most skaters, Nadeau jumps and spins clockwise.

Competitive highlights

CS: Challenger Series; JGP: Junior Grand Prix


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